Woman Claims Fake Robbery to Cover up Crash

A West Boca woman panicked after distractedly crashing her SUV in a parking lot, so she reported her SUV stolen to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

The woman told deputies that she crashed her SUV into a metal barrier after she became distracted by something. She then drove it home, but then drove it back and to where she crashed and took a cab home, She later reported it stolen from a pay phone.

Deputies found the vehicle, and when they questioned the woman about the stolen vehicle report, she admitted that it was a lie. She was booked into Palm Beach County Jail on two counts of making a false report.